Henry Nevinson

Standard Name: Nevinson, Henry
Used Form: Henry W. Nevinson

Connections

Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Family and Intimate relationships Evelyn Sharp
ES first met Henry W. Nevinson when she collided with him on an ice-rink at Knightsbridge. It was in late 1903 that they became close.
John, Angela V. Evelyn Sharp: Rebel Woman, 1869–1955. Manchester University Press, 2009.
36, 38
Family and Intimate relationships Evelyn Sharp
After a thirty-year friendship, the sixty-three-year-old ES married Henry Nevinson , a recent widower aged seventy-five, who was also a journalist and who had been her lover for thirty years.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Norquay, Glenda. Voices and Votes: A Literary Anthology of the Women’s Suffrage Campaign. Manchester University Press, 1995.
316
Family and Intimate relationships Evelyn Sharp
Henry W. Nevinson , journalist, writer, and husband of ES , died at Chipping Campden in Gloucestershire.
Nevinson, Henry. Visions and Memories. Sharp, EvelynEditor , Oxford University Press, 1944.
166
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Family and Intimate relationships Evelyn Sharp
About her turn-of-the-century years and her first group of literary friends, ES wrote later, we fell in and out of love with and without disaster, like other people.
Sharp, Evelyn. Unfinished Adventure. John Lane, Bodley Head, 1933.
58
But the significant falling in love...
Friends, Associates Mary Gawthorpe
Friends, Associates Mary Agnes Hamilton
MAH 's memoirs give detailed and affectionate pen-portraits of innumerable friends, made both at home and in many of the other countries she travelled or worked in. Many of her English friends are known names...
Friends, Associates Gladys Henrietta Schütze
Through her early mentor W. Pett RidgeGHS met various literary men: W. W. Jacobs , Barry Pain , Jerome K. Jerome , Hugh Walpole , and Ernest Temple Thurston . Pett Ridge (P...
Friends, Associates Evelyn Sharp
Others with whom she shared this or that memorable experience were the Meynells (Wilfrid , Alice , and Viola ), Clarence Rook and his wife, and Henry W. Nevinson , whom she eventually married...
Intertextuality and Influence Gladys Henrietta Schütze
As a child GHSimagined that a person, particularly a lady, would have to be something very unusual to produce real books.
Schütze, Gladys Henrietta. More Ha’pence Than Kicks. Jarrolds.
37-8
She was reassured by the ordinary appearance of Effie Adelaide Rowlands (pen-name...
Literary responses Evelyn Sharp
Henry W. Nevinson called this article most beautifully done and excellent—and he was notoriously hard to please.
John, Angela V. “’Behind the Locked Door’: Evelyn Sharp, suffragette and rebel journalist”. Women’s History Review, No. 1, pp. 5 - 13.
8
Literary responses Evelyn Sharp
Henry Nevinson , however, judged this to be Sharp's greatest book, worthy of comparison with Swift 's Gulliver's Travels or Samuel Butler 's Erewhon. Harold Laski , too, admired it.
John, Angela V. Evelyn Sharp: Rebel Woman, 1869–1955. Manchester University Press, 2009.
122, 126
Occupation Evelyn Sharp
ES was apparently an unusually effective public speaker. Henry Nevinson , her long-time lover and eventual husband, said she was driven to speech by a white-hot indignation that blazed in her words rather than in...
Publishing Evelyn Sharp
ES took up full-time the great profession of journalism in 1904,
Sharp, Evelyn. Unfinished Adventure. John Lane, Bodley Head, 1933.
93
after an absence from London for family reasons had interrupted her career as a freelance teacher. She had been a desultory journalist already...
Reception Edith Mary Moore
In 1938, EMM 's name appeared in an early number of Kriticky Mesicnik, a Czech literary periodical edited by Václav Černý (reprinted in 1972 and 1992), in a list of British writers including Rosamond Lehmann
Textual Features Evelyn Sharp
The diaries cover holidays, travel, her famine relief work in Russia (briefly excerpted in a pamphlet printed by the Friends Relief Committee), and in Britain the General Strike and civilian life during the Second World...

Timeline

9 December 1909
The Lord Chief Justice ruled in favour of forcible feeding of suffragists, arguing that it was the duty of the prison medical officer to prevent prisoners from committing suicide.
After February 1917
Supporters of the Russian Revolution including Evelyn Sharp founded the 1917 Club to provide a venue for freely discussing the revolution without fear of attracting attention under the Defence of the Realm Act or Dora.
25 February 1934
Hunger marchers from the north of England arrived in Hyde Park, all very quiet but determined, confounding police warnings of anticipated violence.